Tag : Disasters / Accidents

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PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion

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(HeadlineNews) – PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and...
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Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires

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JAKARTA (HeadlineNews) – Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world’s biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest...
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Thousands try to flee hurricane-devastated Bahamas islands

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NASSAU, Bahamas (HeadlineNews) – Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat on Friday and thousands more tried to get on...
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Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires

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Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles gestures during an interview with HeadlineNews in Brasilia, Brazil September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (HeadlineNews) – Brazil doesnt have...
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India loses contact with spacecraft on mission to the moon

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BENGALURU (HeadlineNews) – India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday, the chairman of the Indian Space...
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Hurricane Dorian slams into North Carolina’s Outer Banks with high winds, storm surge

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (HeadlineNews) – Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful...
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Bahamas officials search for storm survivors as Dorian heads for Florida, Georgia

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (HeadlineNews) – Rescuers searched for survivors in the Bahamas on Wednesday after Hurricane Dorian, the most damaging storm to strike the island...
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Hurricane Dorian heads for Florida, leaving ruins in parts of Bahamas

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (HeadlineNews) – Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the tourism-dependent Bahamas to ruins, leaving relief officials scrambling on Tuesday to battle an unfolding...

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